Appendix 2: Listing of Conditions and Components

1.0 PATIENT COMPLAINTS AND PRESENTING SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS

 

 

Critical

Emergent

Lower Acuity

1.1 General

 

Altered mental status

X

X

X

 

Anxiety

 

X

X

 

Apnea

X

 

 

 

Ataxia

 

X

X

 

Back pain

X

X

X

 

Bleeding

X

X

X

 

Change in behavior/interaction

 

X

X

 

Coma

X

X

 

 

Confusion

 

X

X

 

Crying/Fussiness

 

X

X

 

Cyanosis

X

X

 

 

Decreased level of consciousness

X

X

X

 

Dehydration

 

X

X

 

Dizziness

 

X

X

 

Edema

 

X

X

 

Fatigue

 

X

X

 

Feeding problems

 

 

X

 

Fever

X

X

X

 

Hypertension

 

X

X

 

Hypotension

X

X

 

 

Jaundice

 

 

X

 

Joint pain/Swelling

 

X

X

 

Limp (infant)

X

 

 

 

Limp (gait)

 

X

X

 

Malaise

 

 

X

 

Multiple trauma

X

X

 

 

Blood & body fluid exposure (e.g., needle stick)

 

 

X

 

Neglect

 

X

X

 

Pain

X

X

X

 

Paralysis

X

X

 

 

Paresthesia/Dysthesia

 

X

X

 

Poisoning

X

X

X

 

Pruritus

 

 

X

 

Rash

 

X

X

 

Shock

X

 

 

 

Syncope

X

X

X

 

Tremor

 

 

X

 

Weakness

 

X

X

1.2 Abdominal/Pelvis

 

Abnormal vaginal bleeding

X

X

X

 

Anuria

 

X

 

 

Ascites

 

 

X

 

Colic

 

 

X

 

Constipation

 

X

X

 

Cramps

 

X

X

 

Diarrhea

 

X

X

 

Distention

 

X

X

 

Dysmenorrhea

 

 

X

 

Dysuria

 

 

X

 

Hematemesis

X

X

 

 

Hematochezia

X

X

X

 

Hematuria

 

X

X

 

Melena

X

X

X

 

Nausea/Vomiting

 

X

X

 

Pain

 

X

X

 

Peritonitis

 

X

 

 

Polyuria

 

X

X

 

Rectal bleeding

X

X

X

 

Rectal pain

 

X

X

 

Urinary incontinence

 

 

X

 

Urinary retention

 

X

X

1.3 Chest

 

Bradycardia

X

X

X

 

Chest pain

X

X

X

 

Cough

 

 

X

 

Dyspnea

X

X

 

 

Hemoptysis

X

X

 

 

Hiccough

 

 

X

 

Palpitations & irregular heart beat

X

X

X

 

Tachycardia

X

X

X

 

Wheezing

X

X

 

1.4 Head and Neck

 

Congestion

 

 

X

 

Diplopia

 

X

 

 

Dysphagia

 

X

X

 

Ear pain

 

 

X

 

Eye pain

 

X

X

 

Headache

X

X

X

 

Loss of or change in hearing

 

 

X

 

Loss of or change in vision

 

X

 

 

Red eye / pink eye

 

 

X

 

Sore throat

 

X

X

 

Stridor

X

X

 

 

Tinnitus

 

 

X

 

Vertigo

 

X

X

 

Drooling

X

X

X

 

Dental pain

 

 

X

 

Swelling

X

X

X

 

2.0 ABDOMINAL AND GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS
 
Critical
Emergent
Lower Acuity
2.1 Abdominal Wall
 
 
  Hernias
 
X
X
  Gastrostomy/enterostomy problems
 
X
X
2.2 Esophagus
  Infectious disorders
 
 
 
    Candida
 
X
X
  Inflammatory disorders
 
 
 
    Esophagitis
 
X
X
    Gastroesophageal reflux (GERD)
 
 
X
    Toxic effects of caustic agents
 
 
 
      Acid
X
X
 
      Alkali
X
X
 
  Structural disorders
 
 
 
    Boerhaave's syndrome
X
X
 
    Foreign body
 
X
 
    Hiatal Hernias
 
X
X
    Mallory-Weiss syndrome
X
X
 
    Stricture and stenosis
 
X
X
    Tracheoesophageal fistula
X
X
 
    Varices
X
X
 
2.3 Liver
  Cirrhosis
 
X
X
  Hepato-renal failure
 
X
 
  Infectious disorders
 
X
X
    Hepatitis
 
X
X
  Tumors
 
X
X
2.4 Gall Bladder and Biliary Tract
  Cholecystitis
 
 
X
  Cholelithiasis/Choledocholithiasis
 
X
X
2.5 Pancreas
  Pancreatitis
X
X
 
  Tumors
 
X
X
2.6 Peritoneum    
    Peritonitis
 
X
X
2.7 Stomach
  Inflammatory disorders
 
 
 
    Gastritis
 
X
X
    Peptic ulcer disease  
X
X
    Hemorrhage
X
X
 
    Perforation
X
X
 
  Structural disorders
 
 
 
    Foreign body
 
X
X
    Pyloric stenosis
 
X
X
2.8 Small Bowel
  Infectious disorders
 
X
X
  Inflammatory disorders
 
 
 
    Gastroenteritis
 
X
X
    Regional enteritis/Crohn's disease
 
X
X
    Necrotizing enterocolitis
X
X
 
  Obstruction
 
 
 
    Mechanical
 
X
 
    Paralytic ileus
 
X
 
  Structural disorders
 
 
 
    Aortoenteric fistula
X
 
 
    Congenital anomalies
 
X
X
    Volvulus (midgut)
X
X
 
    Vascular insufficiency
X
X
 
2.9 Large Bowel
  Infectious disorders
 
X
X
  Inflammatory disorders
 
 
 
    Acute appendicitis
 
X
 
    Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC)
X
X
 
    Radiation colitis
 
X
 
    Ulcerative colitis
 
X
X
    Irritable bowel
 
 
X
  Obstruction
 
 
 
    Functional
 
 
 
      Hirschsprung's disease
 
X
X
    Mechanical
 
X
X
  Structural disorders
 
 
 
    Congenital anomalies
 
X
X
    Diverticula
 
X
X
    Intussusception
X
X
 
    Volvulus (sigmoid, cecal)
X
X
 
    Tumors  
X
X
2.10 Rectum and Anus
  Infectious disorders
 
 
 
    Abscess
 
X
X
  Inflammatory disorders
 
 
 
    Proctitis
 
 
X
  Structural disorders
 
 
 
    Foreign body
 
X
X
    Hemorrhoids
 
 
X
    Rectal prolapse
 
X
 

 

3.0 CARDIOVASCULAR DISORDERS
 
Critical
Emergent
Lower Acuity
3.1 Cardiopulmonary Arrest
X
 
  SIDS
X
 
 
  Other causes
X
 
 
3.2 Congenital Abnormalities of Cardiovascular System
  Disorders due to anatomic anomalies
X
X
X
3.3 Disorders of Circulation
  Arterial
 
 
 
    Aneurysm
X
X
X
    Aortic dissection
X
 
 
    Thromboembolism
 
X
 
  Venous
 
 
 
    Thromboembolism
X
X
 
3.4 Disturbances of Cardiac Rhythm
  Cardiac dysrhythmias
X
X
X
    Ventricular
X
X
 
    Supraventricular
X
X
X
    Conduction disorders
X
X
X
3.5 Diseases of the Myocardium, Acquired
  Cardiac failure
X
X
 
    Cor pulmonale
X
X
 
    High output
X
X
 
    Low output
X
X
 
  Cardiomyopathy
X
X
X
    Hypertrophic
X
X
X
  Congestive heart failure
X
X
 
  Acute Coronary syndromes
X
X
 
    Ischemic heart disease
X
X
 
    Myocardial infarction
X
X
 
  Myocarditis
X
X
X
3.6 Diseases of the Pericardium
  Pericardial tamponade
X
X
 
  Pericarditis
 
X
X
3.7 Endocarditis
X
X
3.8 Hypertensive Emergencies
X
X
3.9 Hypotensive Emergencies
  Hypovolemic
X
X
 
  Distributive
X
X
 
  Obstructive
X
X
 
3.10 Valvular Disorders
X
X

 

4.0 CUTANEOUS DISORDERS

 

Critical

Emergent

Lower Acuity

4.1 Cancers of the Skin

X

4.2 Decubitus Ulcer

 

X

X

4.3 Dermatitis

 

 

 

 

Atopic

 

 

X

 

Contact

 

 

X

 

Eczema

 

 

X

 

Psoriasis

 

 

X

4.4 Infections

 

Bacterial

 

 

 

   

Abscess

 

X

X

   

Cellulitis

 

X

X

   

Impetigo

 

 

X

   

Necrotizing infection

X

X

 

 

Fungal

 

 

 

   

Candida (See 2.2, 7.5)

 

 

X

 

Parasitic

 

 

 

   

Pediculosis infestation

 

 

X

   

Scabies

 

 

X

 

Viral

 

 

 

   

Herpes simplex (See 10.6, 13.1)

 

 

X

   

Herpes zoster (See 10.6)

 

X

X

   

Pox varicella, variola

 

X

X

4.5 Maculopapular Lesions

 

Purpura

 

X

X

 

Urticaria

 

X

X

4.6 Vesicular/Bullous Lesions

X

X

 

 

5.0 ENDOCRINE, METABOLIC, AND NUTRITIONAL DISORDERS

     

 

Critical

Emergent

Lower Acuity

5.1 Acid-Base Disturbances

 

Metabolic or respiratory

 

 

 

   

Acidosis

X

X

 

   

Alkalosis

X

X

X

 

Mixed acid-base balance disorder

X

X

 

5.2 Adrenal Disease

 

Corticoadrenal insufficiency

X

X

 

5.3 Fluid and Electrolyte Disturbances

 

Hyper and Hypocalcemia

X

X

X

 

Fluid overload/Volume depletion

X

X

 

 

Hyperkalemia/Hypokalemia

X

X

X

 

Hypernatremia/Hyponatremia

X

X

X

 

Hyper and HypoMagnesium

 

X

X

5.4 Glucose Metabolism

 

Diabetes mellitus

 

 

 

   

Type I

X

X

X

   

Type II

 

X

X

   

Glucose metabolism complications

 

 

 

     

Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA)

X

X

 

     

Hyperglycemia

 

X

X

     

Hyperosmolar coma

X

X

 

     

Hypoglycemia

X

X

 

     

Systemic

 

X

X

5.5 Nutritional Disorders

 

Vitamin deficiencies

 

 

X

 

Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome

 

X

 

5.6 Pituitary Disorders

 

Panhypopituitarism

X

 

 

5.7 Thyroid Disorders

 

Hyperthyroidism

X

X

X

 

Hypothyroidism

 

X

X

 

Thyroiditis

 

X

X

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